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8 hospitalized after MTA bus crashes off Bronx overpass

BRONX, NEW YORK, NY – Eight people were sent to the hospital after an MTA bus careened off a busy Bronx overpass late Thursday night. According to the New York Post, the accident occurred at about 11:10 p.m. The driver of a Bx35 bus lost control of the vehicle as he was attempting to make a left turn off University Avenue to the George Washington Bridge, causing it to veer off the overpass. The accordion bus landed with its windshield...

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Bicyclist killed by MTA bus in Williamsburg

BROOKLYN, NY, NY – An MTA bus hit and killed a bicyclist in Williamsburg on the night of December 23, the New York Post reports. The bus and the cyclist were both traveling north on Graham Avenue when they collided near its intersection with Metropolitan Avenue shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Few details on the cause of the crash are available at this time. Emergency responders rushed the injured cyclist to Bellevue Hospital, where he died. AMNY identified him as...

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Three people critically hurt in New York school bus crash

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. –  An accident on the two-lane of Route 207 resulted in injuries to three people, including one child. ABC News reports that a school bus collided with a work truck Wednesday morning in New Windsor, sixty-six miles northeast of New York City. The bus was from Little Britain Elementary School. The crash happened less than five miles from Little Britain Elementary School. The work truck involved was owned by a local tree trimming service company. The New...

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Injured In A Bus Accident? You Should Know Your Rights

If you have been injured in a bus accident, you should know your rights. You have the right to pursue a legal case against liable parties to recover compensation for your damages. For over  30 years, Oresky & Associates, PLLC has been helping people hurt in bus accidents in and around New York City recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and more. We have won over 400 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients,...

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16 Injured in Bus Accident Near Port Authority Terminal in Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY – Sixteen people were injured, one seriously, in a bus accident on a ramp near the Port Authority terminal around 9:30 a.m Saturday, Aug. 29, the New York Times reports. All sixteen people, including the bus driver, were transported to local hospitals after the bus crashed into a barrier at 39th Street and Ninth Avenue, the Port Authority said. Kevin Ramdayal, a New York Fire Department deputy chief, said multiple individuals were found on the ground outside of...

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MTA Bus Hits, Kills Cyclist in Manhattan

MANHATTAN, NY – An MTA bus struck and killed a woman riding her bicycle on the Upper East Side on Tuesday morning, The 19-year-old victim was riding her bicycle on the road near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and East 59th Street. Fox 5 New York, reports that the cyclist crossed into the bus lane at approximately 9:00 a.m. and was hit by a BXM10 MTA bus. Witnesses reported that the cyclist hit the right-rear bus wheel, which caused her to...

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Bus Crash That Injured Several Caused By Reckless Car Driver

Witnesses and officials say that the driver of a bus that crashed into a home in Rego Park, NY on the afternoon of Monday, August 24th, was trying to avoid another vehicle. The private casino bus was shuttling passengers to Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park when an SUV reportedly swerved in front of the bus to make a right-hand turn. The driver was unable to avoid the car and swerved into a nearby building located at 87-17 63rd...

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How an Accident Attorney Can Help After a Crash

On May 29, 2014, a city bus crossed two lanes of traffic and rear-ended a stopped truck on Bruckner Blvd. at Bryant Ave. in the Bronx. As reported by the Daily News, eight passengers on the Bx5 bus were injured and taken to St. Barnabas Hospital. Two of those passengers had injuries that were considered serious. While an investigation into the incident is underway, it serves as a reminder to anyone injured in a bus accident to consult a trusted...

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Bus Driver’s Negligence Causes Father’s Death: True Case Story

One rainy December morning, a man walked on his way to work. On this day, however, a bus driver’s negligence ended his life, and changed his wife and children’s lives forever. As the bus driver told the police on the day of the incident, he had been stopped at a red light. When the light changed, and he accelerated to turn the corner, he felt that he had hit something. Before he could pull over to see what had happened,...

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